Covered Actions

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Reform Act of 2009 (Delta Reform Act) established a certification process for demonstrating consistency with the Delta Plan. The Delta Reform Act requires any State or local agency proposing to undertake a qualifying action (covered action) must submit to the Council a written certification of consistency with detailed findings as to whether the covered action is consistent with the Delta Plan (Wat. Code, § 85225). Any person who claims that a proposed covered action is inconsistent with the Delta Plan and, as a result of that inconsistency, the action will have significant adverse impact on the achievement of one or both of the coequal goals or implementation of government sponsored flood control programs to reduce risks to people and property in the Delta, may appeal a certification of consistency to the Council. (Wat. Code, § 85225.10). The Delta Reform Act requires that the appeal is filed with the Council no later than 30 days after the submission of the certification of consistency (Wat. Code, § 85225.15). If there are no appeals, the state or local public agency may proceed to implement the covered action.

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Is Your Project a Covered Action?

Covered ActionIDCertifying AgencySubmittedStatusUpdated
Chipps Island Tidal Habitat Restoration Project C20241California Department of Water Resources02/09/2024 Public Review of Certification 02/09/2024
Bees Lakes Habitat Restoration Project C20239City of West Sacramento12/22/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 01/22/2024
Stone Lakes Restoration Project C20238Sacramento County12/01/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 01/01/2024
TS_30_L Levee Improvement Project C20236San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency (SJAFCA)11/08/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 12/08/2023
American River Common Features Water Resource Development Act 2016 Project, Sacramento River Erosion Contract 4 C20237Central Valley Flood Protection Board11/08/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 12/08/2023
Montezuma Slough Fish Screen Replacement Project C20235California Department of Fish and Wildlife10/27/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 11/27/2023
Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) C20234Department of Water Resources07/31/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 08/30/2023
Ulatis Creek Habitat Restoration Project C20233Solano Resource Conservation District07/08/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 08/07/2023
Prospect Island Tidal Habitat Restoration C20232Department of Water Resources05/30/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 06/29/2023
McCormack-Williamson Tract Levee Modification And Habitat Restoration Project – Phase B C20231Department of Water Resources02/13/2023 Covered Action Not Appealed 03/16/2023
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